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delighting


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Delighting  \De*light"ing\,  a. 
  Giving  delight;  gladdening.  --  {De*light"ing*ly},  adv  --Jer. 
  Taylor. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Delight  \De*light"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Delighted};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Delighting}.]  [OE.  deliten  OF  delitier  deleitier 
  F.  d['e]lecter,  fr  L.  delectare  to  entice  away  to  delight 
  (sc.  by  attracting  or  alluring),  intens.  of  delicere  to 
  allure,  delight;  de-  +  lacere  to  entice,  allure;  cf  laqueus 
  a  snare.  Cf  {Delectate},  {Delicate},  {Delicious}, 
  {Dilettante},  {Elicit},  {Lace}.] 
  To  give  delight  to  to  affect  with  great  pleasure;  to  please 
  highly;  as  a  beautiful  landscape  delights  the  eye;  harmony 
  delights  the  ear. 
 
  Inventions  to  delight  the  taste.  --Shak. 
 
  Delight  our  souls  with  talk  of  knightly  deeds. 
  --Tennyson. 




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